SD News

Chip Seal and Fog Seal Work to Begin in Pierre Area

PIERRE, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation says chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to several highways in the Pierre area beginning Tuesday, June 19.

First Lady Invites Families To Oahe Days Book Walk

First Lady Linda Daugaard is inviting children to participate in a book walk at Steamboat Park on Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. ? 1 p.m. CDT. The book walk will be part of the Oahe Days Arts and Music Festival.

Postpone: I-90 Exit 14 Interchange Reconstruction Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

SPEARFISH, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation, Heavy Constructors, Inc., and the city of Spearfish will be postponing the celebration or ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the Interstate 90 Exit 14 Interchange Reconstruction project until July 11, 2018 due to weather forecast for Wednesday.

Two-way Traffic Begins on I-29

WATERTOWN, S.D. ? Traffic on Interstate 29 between the Peever Exit (Exit 224) and North of Sisseton (MRM 239) will change to two-way traffic starting Saturday, June 16, 2018.

Culvert Repairs & Asphalt Resurfacing

BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. ? Crews will begin repairing culverts on Highway 85 between the junction of Kinghorn Road in Butte County and the junction of Old Highway 85, beginning the week of June 18, 2018.

Governor's Column: SD's Strong Foundation

This month marks the 110th anniversary of the laying of the State Capitol cornerstone. The four-foot by four-foot Ortonville granite cube, which features an engraving of the State Seal on the south side, was laid in a Masonic ceremony on June 25, 1908, two years before workmen completed the building.

News Tips

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on 1240 AM KCCR with Zach Nelson.

Prairie Dog Control Programs Available

The South Dakota departments of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) and Agriculture (SDDA) want to remind South Dakota ranchers and producers to contact either department regarding prairie dog encroachment issues.

Chip Seal and Fog Seal Projects in the Mitchell Area

The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to several highways in the Mitchell Area of the state. The contractor started on Tuesday, June 12, and will move from one project to the next in the following order:

DENR Secretary Urges Rollback Of Corps? Water Supply Rule

Secretary Steve Pirner, head of the state Department of Environment and Natural Resources, appeared in front of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management and Regulatory Oversight today to testify about the Corps of Engineers? attempt to charge for surplus water.

Names Released in Lyman County Fatal Crash

GREGORY, S.D. ? An Iona, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Saturday evening in an ATV-semi truck collision north of Gregory.